Startup Conversations: Lessons from Starting, Building, and Selling an Ecommerce Company

Pluralsight East Headquarters - 172 N. East Promontory, Suite 300 Farmington, 84025 Farmington
Tue, Nov 19, 2019, 12:00 PM (MST)

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About this event

Our next Silicon Slopes Ogden-Farmington event will be held at Pluralsight's East Headquarters in Farmington UT on November 19th at noon.  Free lunch for those who RSPV.

This panel discussion features lessons from entrepreneurs who started, built, and sold their ecommerce company...and what they are doing now.    

Hear from:

Andy Stroman: During Andy's junior year at Utah State University, he started, an outdoor specialty retailer, from his college apartment. During the next 15 years, Northern Utah-based grew into a top 5 outdoor specialty retailer in the US. After exiting to a strategic, Andy stepped down in 2018 and has been involved with helping startups through Angel investing and consulting. 

Dale Majors: As the 4th of 9 kids Dale spent his childhood collecting things, building skate ramps, riding bikes. Dale discovered eBay and ecommerce early and turned a high school hobby of selling bike parts into a full fledged business grossing over 10 Million dollars in annual sales here in Davis County. Business aside, Dale is most proud of riding bikes over 1200 miles through France and camping with his wife and 4 young children.

Tara Haskins: The panel will be moderated by Tara Haskins, the Director of BD at Fluid Advertising, Trustee at MountainWest Capital Network, and VP Marketing at ACG Utah.  Tara has spent many years marketing for small-businesses, start-up groups and organizations..


Lunch: Lunch is free for those who RSVPHomie is seriously awesome for sponsoring lunch.  Use them to sell or buy your next house in Utah. Thank you!

Parking: Attendees can park anywhere in Station Park, but the closest place will be the east parking lot. Head inside the 172 N doors and take the elevators to the 3rd floor. Address: 172 N. East Promontory, Suite 300, Farmington, UT


Want to Demo Your Startup at Silicon Slopes Events? The Silicon Slopes Farmington and Ogden Chapters are looking for local startups to feature during our Startup Conversation lunch events. Free! You'll get a demo table to show off your product. Learn more and sign up.

This month's Demo Tables:

Everee - The only full-service payroll platform that allows employees to choose whether they would like to be paid semi-monthly, bi-weekly, weekly or even daily.

Homie - The new way to buy and sell real estate.

Lokena - All-natural antibacterial oral care products that are 1,000x more effective than leading natural products.  Developed at Columbia University - provides an original patent-pending workflow that has exponentially increased the timeframe for dance teachers and choreographers to create, teach, and rehearse.

Dzuke - Stay organized while on the go with our compressible travel and outdoor organizers.

Yoodlize - Peer to peer rental marketplace, where you can rent stuff you already own and make extra cash or rent stuff from your neighbors that you don't have.

TwoFerry - The rideshare to choose when you're out drinking and have your car with you.

Rock Roselle - Designs approachable, highly technical garments that are tailor-made for women with a perfect blend of femininity and strength, comfort and style.



Tuesday, Nov 19
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (MST)


Pluralsight East Headquarters
172 N. East Promontory, Suite 300 Farmington84025